|Nominal Nut Diameter||5 mm|
|Quantity Per Pack||100|
|I Deal In||New Only|
Hex Nut: A hex nut is a type of nut with a hexagonal (six-sided) shape, designed to be used with a compatible hex bolt or screw. Hex nuts are used to secure two or more objects together by threading onto the bolt or screw, providing a secure and adjustable connection.
Zinc Plated: Zinc plating is a process in which a layer of zinc is applied to the external surface of a metal object, in this case, a hex nut. Zinc plating is used to provide corrosion resistance and protect the underlying metal (usually steel) from rust and deterioration. It also acts as a sacrificial layer, meaning that the zinc corrodes instead of the base metal.
Blue: The term "blue" in the context of zinc-plated fasteners typically refers to a blue chromate conversion coating applied over the zinc layer. This coating not only enhances the corrosion resistance but also gives the hex nut a bluish tint or color. The blue color is a visual indicator of the zinc plating and is used for quick identification.
Zinc blue plated hex nuts are commonly used in various industries, including construction, automotive, and manufacturing, where a combination of corrosion resistance and a recognizable finish is desirable. The blue color helps distinguish these nuts from other finishes and serves as a protective layer against environmental factors that might cause rust or oxidation.